Have you ever heard of the Tech Shop? There's one in San Francisco, Menlo Park, and San Jose. It's a pretty awesome place. It's a membership based workshop that you can join and have access to tons of tools and classes.
If you're constantly working on projects where you find you don't have the right tools, it's definitely the place for you. They'll even teach you how to use new machines. Here are a few of the tools and machines they have to use.
Vacuum Forming Equipment
Injection Molding Equipment
Sewing & embroidery Machines
Lots lots more!
Check it out. Tech Shop is an amazing resource!